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all are at the heart of the this place the idea we call san francisco. you know, many of us came here from smoip else or their parents did. and whether it was guadalajara or a rural county in texas what brought us here was that hope where in san francisco as most places offered a better life. it was judged by a play we create not by a language we grew up with. we're a city that rewards the inno matter and the risktaker. fred and harvey ye very and willie brown and nancycy pelosi. we've known our share of adversity, earthquake and the problems with aids. we're not afraid to fail or doing what we know is right. and most importantly we know that none of us succeed alone whether it's in reconcile or business or life. we know as michelle obama said so well, this past summer when you walk through that door of opportunity you don't slam it shut you help someone else walk through that door behind you. my fellow san franciscans i know there's no limit to the opportunities in this city in we keep the door open. if we commit ourselves and put politics behind us we can help future generations and
. >> item 24 was referred from the land use economic development committee without recommendation. resolution granting revocable permission to aquilina family 2001 revocable trust to occupy a portion of the public right-of-way to remove and reconstruct a portion of a city-owned and maintained retaining wall to construct a concrete driveway ramp, with accessible transition slopes to conform to the existing sidewalk grade, that will provide vehicular access to a proposed new residence with a garage at 54 peralta avenue. >> colleagues, this is from public works. i'd like to acknowledge the district supervisor, supervisor campos. >> thank you, mr. president. colleagues, i want to say today we have been working with not only the parties, but also the residents in trying to resolve some of the issues here and so with that in mind i here by move for a two week continuance to march 12. >> supervisor campos has asked for a two week continuance. is there a second to that? seconded by supervisor avalos. colleagues, any objection, with a motion to continue? this item will be continued to two
to the first meeting. with the presidential election behind us it is fair to see that we will see more of a focus on transportation. i think it is also fair to say that there continues to be perhaps little appetite for tackling some of the core issues in terms of the insolvency of the federal highway trust fund and transportation funding nationally and of course that impact what happens at the local level. we certainly will continue to be diligent in watching what happens in washington dc. i know that a number of us this morning had a reception with leader pelosi who has been very helpful in the past and securing funding for transportation here in the city and county of san francisco. i also want to talk about the trend happening locally in terms of revenue measures such as the sales tax and vehicle registration fee that are administered by the authority. one of the things that is important as we move forward is to always look for the most cost-effective ways of doing the work. one of the things that i hope you continue to do is to focus on enhancing coordination among the various cit
events. check us out on >> good morning everyone and welcome to the tuesday january 29, 2013, meeting of the san francisco county competition authority. i would like to thank jennifer lowe, jesse larson. the clerk is erica cheng. this call the roll. >> (roll call) we have quorum. >> thank you very much and we want to welcome our newly elected supervisors who by virtue of their election are now members of the san francisco county consultation authority commissioners london bree and norman yee. i look forward to working with you. please call item 2. >> this is an action item. >> before we act on this item i would like to open any public comment, any member of the public who would like to speak on item two come forward. seeing none public comment is closed. madam clerk if you can do a roll call. >> (roll call) the item passes. >> chairman: i'm wondering is legally a member of the commission is allowed to abstain; i assume there is no problem with that. proceed. >> the item passes. >> thank you very much. if you can please call item number 3. chair's report. >> chair: welcome to t
the money -- use some of that money to put up signs that said bicyclists must stop here. something that makes a bicyclist know that they can go or not go. especially near oak street and market. i go to your district too much supervisor farrel. unless visitors come and see me. i know the areas i do go to is getting that, very bad and i spoke on this before. you are getting money and spending and spending. why not spend it on something that makes the bicyclists do right. >> thank you very much. for those who don't know and district 11, the grass is greener over there. are there any members of the public would like to comment? we close comments. this is an informational item. next item. >> item 6, informational item. >> seeing none, will go on to public comments. seeing none come forward we close public comment. >> next item? >> item 7. general public comment. opportunity for the public to comment on any item whatsoever related to the transportation authority. will close public comment. >> next item. >> adjournment. >> we are adjourned. >> good morning everyone and welcome to the
. so, this allowed us to not only put on a great sell braaetionverctiontion, but to also fundamentally change the experience that the 10 million visitors a year who come to the golden gate bridge have. if you've been out there, we've built a 3500 square foot pavilion. it's a visitors pavilion and welcoming center. there are interpretive panels and photographs and videos that you can see there and merchandise that tell you a lot about the golden gate bridge. and we have some artifacts in that pavilion that have never been seen before by the public. so people now can actually get a sense of their rich history of the golden gate bridge and how it was built and the men and women in labor who built that bridge. and, so, it's really fantastic. we also improve the outdoor plaza area so there's more open space. we improve the pedestrian and bicycle path. so, really it's a much more pleasant place to visit now so we're really, really proud of that. on the fiscal side of things at the district, it has been a difficult time, as with any governmental quasi-governmental agency. but in 2009 the boar
the bridge board. * at the same time it is in use it is being replaced over and over and over again. so, there are labor issues that arise around that. there are practical issues that arise around that. i think i can contribute to both, to an understanding and a rational discussion of both. thank you. >> thank you. >> i'm an engineer and you probably understand it better than i do. >>> thank you. >> next speaker if you're here, dave snyder. >>> good afternoon, supervisors. my name is dave snyder and i am honored to have the chance to represent san francisco on the golden gate bridge board and i respectfully request your reappointment. by way of my qualifications, you have my resume so i'll just summarize quickly. i have two decades of experience in transportation policy. i seek to use transportation policy to advance social justice, strong economy, and sustainable environment. that experience includes being the director of the san francisco bicycle coalition and being the transportation policy director for spur, san francisco planning and urban research. and a project director for the s
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